broad-shouldered broad-shouldered


  • (adj) having broad shoulders



  1. But can Chicago, such a muscular city, shake its industrial, broad-shouldered image by showing that cites are not the bane of the environment.
  2. Energetic, broad-shouldered and tireless, he spends his days translating the New Testament into modern Norwegian, chopping wood, cleaning his cabin, cooking his meals.
  3. Not because it's difficult: the object of her affection is Hugh Jackman, a broad-shouldered swoony hunk of the old school.


  1. Watch out: The president is packin'

    We get the political thrillers we deserve. White House Down, a silly but serviceable popcorn movie, stars broad-shouldered, jug-eared Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) as the unlikely agent who must save POTUS from the deadly brutes storming the Oval Office. (Yes, the plot is strikingly similar to the recent Olympus Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler.) Feeling vulnerable, are we?
    on June 28, 2013     Source:

  2. 'Texas' actress faces steep learning curve

    For her latest role in Palo Duro Canyon, actress Anna Saunders is thinking big. As in broad-shouldered. Saunders stars as Viola in the "Texas" company's production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." The comedy will be staged at 8:30 p.m.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News


  • A month later Kafka wrote his sister Ottla of his new friend: "He is young, big, broad-shouldered, strong, sturdy, unusually smart, real, unselfish and noble."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Franz Kafka Source: Ha'aretz

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